Unemployment has been a big problem in the U.S. economy, as the economic recovery hasn't produced nearly the job growth that Americans would prefer to see. Yet elsewhere across the globe, you'll find far worse employment situations that have had a huge and continuing impact on local economic conditions.

In the following video, Fool contributor Dan Caplinger looks at one country that could see unemployment rise to as much as 30% over the next couple of years. Dan looks at the structural problems plaguing the country, as well as some investment options to consider if you believe that the nation's efforts to put more of its people back to work will succeed in the long run.

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